Think of an acoustic-roots based cauldron of rock, folk, country, jazz, latin, blues, reggae and funk moods, delivered passionately with a rich, powerful and expressive voice, intricate yet complimentary guitar and spiced with vibrant harmonica. Think of songs melodic and catchy, with thought provoking lyrics of social, political and human comment...you are thinking of Samuel Bester.
A seasoned performer, Samuel is one of those rare artists that bring more to the stage than your average recording artist. Drawing in his audience to connect with the music with passionate, enveloping performances.
Born and bred in Tassie, a place well known for it's natural environment Samuel takes much of his inspiration from this,his love of nature, his respect for humanity and a desire for better living and a better world.
His musical influence is broad but Samuel is compared to the likes of Bob Dylan, Cat Stevens and Ben Harper with a voice often likened to Live's Ed Kowalczyk.
If, like Samuel, your musical tastes are infused with that varied roots influence and a penchant for quality recordings and performances, then you are sure to fall in love with this artist.